Melaye Fit To Face Trial-Police


The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, have been confirmed to have a clean bill of health to face trail.

Recall that Melaye had slumped last week after reporting to the Force headquarters in Abuja after the Police had laid siege at his Abuja residence for eight days.

The senator is to stand trial in the case of alleged attempted culpable homicide preferred against him by the Nigerian Police Force.

Confirming his health condition, the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Medical, Mr Kaomi Ahmadu, disclosed that Melaye was in stable condition to reporters at the Police Hospital, Garki in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

“All this long, we have been managing him and thank God he is in good health now.

“At any moment, if there is any course for us to invite a specialist or take him to a specialist centre, we oblige him. He also has a respiratory rate of 20 per minute; so, by and large, he is in sound health.”

“You will remember when he (Melaye) was rushed here, he had an acute asthmatic attack. He was brought in from the SARS facility and we managed his acute asthmatic attack

“He came out of asthma and since then, we had an incidental finding of malaria and typhoid fever. Along the way, he raised complaints of some symptoms suggestive of some nerve fractures.

“We took him to a specialist centre where he was reviewed by three specialists that are concerned on the brain, spinal cord, and nerve routes.” He added.

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